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300169 – 0415.1   Monopis laevigella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

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Synonymy: Tinea laevigella [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775
Tinea crocicapitella of authors not Clemens, 1859
Tinea rusticella Hübner, 1813
Tinea saturella Haworth, 1828
Taxonomic Notes: Monopis laevigella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico. Specimens in North America identified as 0420 M. rusticella are treated as M. laevigella following Karscholt & Razowski (1996).
Monopis laevigella
© Jason Dombroskie
Monopis laevigella
© Jason Dombroskie

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